Juniors will take the ACT test on Wednesday, February 20. This is a state-mandated assessment for all students in grade 11. The ACT tests include: reading, math, English, science, writing. The ACT with writing is a paper and pencil test.

Students in the 11th-grade will take the ACT WorkKeys test on Thursday, February 21. Students must take this test on Thursday. Students can earn National Career Readiness Certificates (NCRC) which are recognized by business and industry nationwide. Through obtaining a National Career Readiness Certificate, students have a clear way to demonstrate their abilities to future employers.

Taking the ACT is a vital part of the MCA high school experience. Many higher education institutions look at ACT scores to help predict overall academic success, and to address other factors needed during admissions and enrollments.

NOTICE: Students in the 9th, 10th and 12th grades WILL NOT have school on Wednesday, February 20 due to ACT Testing … 11th-grade students should arrive by 7:35 a.m.